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The Best Australian Political Writing 2009…

The Best Australian Political Writing 2009

by Eric Beecher

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To state the obvious, 2008 was a stellar year for politics and its stablemate, economics.
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Bringing together the most incisive and entertaining analysis of the past year in Australian national politics, this remarkable record dissects the names, events, and ideas that shaped 2008. This collection includes razor-sharp commentary on the Australian Labor Party's first year in power, the rise of opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull, and Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's historic apology to Australia's indigenous peoples. Australia's leading commentators also weigh in on the controversy over the Bill Henson case, climate change, and the economic crisis. Contributors include Raimond Gaita, Shaun Carney, Clive Hamilton, Dennis Shanahan, and Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:22:00 -0400)

Eric Beecher selects and introduces the best writing about the names and events that have shaped the past year in politics. From the Prime Minister's historic apology and the global financial crisis to the election of the first black American President, it has been an era-defining twelve months.… (more)

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